Choosing the right people is far more important than choosing the right
product, marketing strategy, tech stack, or coding methodology. That means
hiring is the most important thing you do. It's also one of the hardest. In
this talk, I describe how to hire for your startup, including finding
co-founders, early hires, and later hires. I also discuss what to look for
in a candidate, where to find candidates, how to interview them, and how to
make an offer they can't refuse.
Here's the showdown you've been waiting for: Node.js vs Play Framework.
Both are popular open source web frameworks that are built for developer
productivity, asynchronous I/O, and the real time web. But which one is
or Scala? The Google v8 engine or the JVM? NPM or Ivy? Grunt or SBT?
Web pages can get complex and slow. This talk shows how to deal with both
of these issues by using composition and functional programming in the
Play Framework to build complex pages out of simpler parts and how to
stream those parts extremely quickly to the browser using a Facebook
This is the story of the Hackday and[in]cubator programs at LinkedIn; this
is the story of scalable, best-of-breed methods for driving innovation;
this is the story of transformation: of your career, company, and the world.